FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 6, 2014) – Luis Leon has joined the Southwest Florida Community Foundation as controller.
Leon graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2012 with a degree in finance and served as the executive team leader for Target prior to joining the Community Foundation. He is the current president of Sigma Phi Epsilon’s FGCU Alumni Chapter.
As leaders, conveners, grant makers and concierges of philanthropy, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation is a foundation built on community leadership with an inspired history of fostering regional change for the common good in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The Community Foundation is celebrating its 39th year of connecting donors and their philanthropic aspirations with evolving community needs. With assets of more than $80 million, the Community Foundation has provided more than $60 million in grants and scholarships to the communities it serves. Last year, the Foundation granted more than $4 million to more than 100 different organizations supporting education, animal welfare, arts, healthcare and human services, including more than $400,000 in regional community impact grants and $450,000 in scholarship grants.
For more information about the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, call 239-274-5900 or visit www.floridacommunity.com.